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Ruth Graham To Speak At 32nd C-N Ashe-Henderson Lectures

Ruth Graham To Speak At 32nd C-N Ashe-Henderson Lectures

Ruth Graham is the featured speaker of Carson-Newman’s annual Ashe-Henderson Lectures, held Jan. 29 through 31, Tuesday and Thursday at 9:30 a.m., and Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 7 p.m. in Jefferson City’s First Baptist Church sanctuary. Samford University’s Dr. Eric Mathis, professor of church music and worship leadership, will head the series’ music, which […]

Dandridge Christmas Parade 2012

Dandridge Christmas Parade 2012

Jefferson County had its fourth and final Christmas Parade last weekend as the Town of Dandridge hosted its annual parade. Local fishing legend Ott Defoe served as Grand Master of the Parade and followed the Sheriff and Dandridge Police Chief in leading a stream of cars, floats, tractors, horses and, of course, First Responders, through […]

Spelling Bee time in Jefferson County!

Spelling Bee time in Jefferson County!

Each Elementary School in Jefferson County has held, or will be soon competing in Spelling Bees. The 1st place winner from Jefferson Elementary was Ashley Martinez, Dandridge Elementary was Shane Levin, and Piedmont Elementary was Dilyn Mahaffey. New Market’s winner will be announced soon. Talbot school is not hosting their spelling bee until after the […]

New Market Christmas Parade

New Market Christmas Parade

Locals in the New Market community came out last weekend to welcome their annual Christmas Parade. Children of all ages lined the streets to greet the line of First Responders, church floats, horses and riders and, of course, Santa. The Shriners had a large and welcomed presence in the parade, as they brought out the […]

New twist on the traditional Christmas plant

New twist on the traditional Christmas plant

Poinsettias are the favored Christmas holiday potted plant. While red is still the traditional color, pinks, whites, variegated, salmon, yellow and even orange varieties abound, says Susan Hamilton, director of the University of Tennessee Gardens. Plant sizes vary from standard 4- to 6-inch pots, to miniatures to tree forms and even hanging baskets. “It’s amazing […]

Business After Hours At Habitat For Humanity

Business After Hours At Habitat For Humanity

Habitat for Humanity hosted the community on Thursday for an open house. The event took place at the organization’s store located on Hwy 92 and afforded locals the opportunity to visit the location and see what the charitable organization has to offer in the way of gifts and shopping. A large facility, the Habitat store […]